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To what extent do social and cultural differences explain the function of character in in the first episode of The Book Group?

To what extent do social and cultural differences explain the function of character in in the first episode of The Book Group?

The styles of British sitcom have changed over the years, but they tend to be based on a group of contrasting characters brought together in each episode. 936 more words

Society

A taste of honey

A taste of honey

(A Taste of Honey is the first play by the British dramatist Shelagh Delaney)

In 1960s social conditions of marginalised women are oppressive. 1,169 more words

Society

Training Wheels, Off

So first full week of full-time work and wow.

I am surprised by how comfortable and welcome I felt at my new workplace. I honestly can’t remember the last time I felt that comfortable in a social setting. 218 more words

In Real Life

#acadowntime The Workaholic and Academia

In 2012 my husband was in Intensive Care, or ICU as we like to call it in the UK. I was told he would most likely die. 1,291 more words

PhD

White Privilege Articulated, Two Years Later

I wrote about my own understanding of white privilege two years ago. It seemed like a good time to think it through again, as I’m about to step into a world that exists without many privileges at all. 960 more words

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The Secrets to Managerial Success: Unlocking Functions


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SUCCESS IN MANAGEMENT STEMS LARGELY FROM skill sets as opposed to externalities such as height, good-looks, or racial group as it may have pre-21st Century. 893 more words

Sociology

Race Construction in 1955

The construction of race in this 1955 Ebony article, highlighted by N.D.B. Connolly, worked much as it has at any other point in human history: point to a group of people you dislike and assign them an identity that justifies inhumane treatment by those in power. 293 more words

Sociology